This fall came with four new rums in the “Rum Swedes” series from the Swedish independent bottler Swedish Firewater (www.eldvatten.se) with full proof single cask rums from Jamaica, Guyana and Barbados. I wrote a review of their Caroni 1997 Single Barrel Rum earlier this year.
From Guyana i have two samples, one from 2002 and one [...]
After drinking all those lapu lapu drinks i wrote about in my previous post i`m now gonna make drinks that has the word aku or aku aku in the name and there`s no other reason for doing that other than tiki drink research..and because i like rum drinks.
In my previous post about lapu lapu [...]
So what do you do on a hot evening when you´re thirsty? well, if you don´t know what to mix you start digging around in either your cocktail books or on the web.
So digging around trying to find something cool to mix up on a hot evening like this i stumbled over the [...]
Yes folks, the Lemon Hart rum including the 151 will be sold in Europe by Distillerie Kammer-Kirsch who are the exclusive distributor for Lemon Hart in Germany and Austria who will start with the reintroduction of the product latest beginning of August.
That was some great news me thinks!
Lemon Hart 151 (75.5% vol.) [...]
Demerera – the word alone is intoxicating…and once tasted, how can one get along without that deep Demerara flavor? – dark and rich, redolent of molasses and burnt sugar.
So it is – at least for me – and i believe i`m not the only one..demerara rum really does have a deep flavor that [...]
A MAI TAI A DAY…
As a part of the Mai Tai rum combo cocktail-blog coverage i have made a couple different Mai Tais, mostly from demerara rums. I know the Mai Tai had dark Jamaican rum first, and then was paired with a Martiniqan rum, but i think demerara rums makes awesome Mai [...]
In this second part of my series on demerara rums i try out i`m going to write about Banks XM, OVD - Old Vatted Demerara and Samaroli Port Morant 1990.
BANKS XM ROYAL EXTRA MATURE DEMERARA RUM
Since the 1840`s, the D’Aguiar family have been in business in Guyana, its for over 150 years, [...]
I`m on a demerara rum journey.
One of my aims in this life is to try as many demerara rums i can find, but so far i haven`t been able to try that many. Not all from the El Dorado range are yet tasted for instance, and on my list is also Nation demerara 12 [...]
I can`t have a cocktail blog without writing about my favorite rum which is El Dorado…which indeed is a Demerara rum but even more so – its a Guyanese rum, and the only rums distilled in Guyana are those from DDL – the only true Guyanese rums.
In 1992, the company introduced [...]